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Mar 31, 2019

Can You Still Pass Sixth-Grade Honors Math?

Being 11 is hard enough.

  1. Solve: -27 – 11

  2. Write seven hundred thousandths in decimal form.

  3. What is the lowest common multiple of 40 and 100?

  4. Iris has 27 red flowers and 36 yellow flowers. She wants to make bouquets with the same number of each color. What is the greatest number of bouquets she can make?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    9, which is the greatest common factor of 27 and 36.

  5. Simplify: -15(5x – 3)

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Distributive property FTW!

  6. Solve:
    (-3)³ – (-6)

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    (-3)³ – (-6) = -27 + 6 = -21

  7. Solve for y:
    0.5y – 1.1 = 4.9

  8. Two neon signs are turned on at the same time. One blinks every 12 seconds. The other blinks every 15 seconds. In how many seconds will they both blink at the same time?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    60 seconds, which is the lowest common multiple of 12 and 15.

  9. Solve this inequality:
    -12x < 132

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    x<-11

  10. If May needs a half teaspoon of baking powder to make 12 cookies, how many teaspoons of baking powder does she need for 40 cookies?

  11. -3 is:

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Rational numbers can be represented by the division of two integers. Integers are all whole numbers. Natural numbers are all integers greater than or equal to 1.

  12. Maggie’s new bike cost $150. Her parents paid 40% of the cost and Maggie paid the rest. How much did Maggie pay?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Maggie paid for 60% of $150 = $90.

  13. The ratio of North American butterflies to South American butterflies in a butterfly park is 5:4. There are 30 North American butterflies. How many South American butterflies are there?

  14. A high-speed elevator can rise 480 feet in 30 seconds. Which expression represents the rate, in feet per minute, of the elevator?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The question asks for feet per MINUTE; 30 seconds = 0.5 minutes, so the answer is 480 / 0.5 = 480 * 2

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